17

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By Widad SHAFAKOJ

THE ROYAL FILM COMMISSION - JORDAN - as PROMO

True Story - Completed 2017

A team of young women footballers embark on the biggest step of their athletic career. Passionate but underprepared, they go on to play in the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • True Story, Documentary
    • Countries
    • JORDAN
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 73 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Widad SHAFAKOJ
    • Producer(s)
    • Muna FITYANI (Widad Shafakoj Film Studio), Ali BIN AL HUSSEIN (AFDP)
    • Synopsis
    • "17" follows the Jordanian under-17 women's football team as they prepare for the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016. Coming from different backgrounds, each of the girls has faced a different set of challenges as a national team player. But now they come together to face their biggest challenge yet. "17" is a social exploration into the lives of young women who are passionate about a sport they have been told was only for men.

      Will Anoud make it in the final squad? Will Leen be ready to play in this world-class event with so little time to prepare? Will the odds finally start working for the team?